increasing mitigation costs

Synonyms

increasing mitigation, increased mitigation costs

Definition

Mitigation (of disaster risk and disaster) is the lessening of the potential adverse impacts of physical hazards (including those that are human-induced) through actions that reduce hazard, exposure, and vulnerability; mitigation (of climate change) is a human intervention to reduce the sources or enhance the sinks of greenhouse gases - mitigation costs are calculated and estimated as part of the economics of adaptation; some strategies and decisions can increase mitigation costs (IPCC-SREX, 2014)

Broader terms

mitigation costs